Carpet spot cleaner reviews

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  • Updated:25 Sep 2007
 

03.Product profiles

The best

Long Life Carpet Cleaner (exclusive to Bunnings)

Price: $7.99 Long life carpet cleaner

Good points

  • Best performing cleaner on wool carpet.
  • Second-best performer on nylon carpet.
  • No discernable damage to nylon carpet.
  • Does not change the colour of the carpet.

Bad points

  • Can cause damage to wool carpet.
  • Makes wool and nylon carpet prone to resoiling.

Glitz Carpet Stain Remover (exclusive to Bunnings)

Price: $4.98Glitz carpet stain remover

Good points

  • Best performing cleaner on nylon carpet.
  • Second-best performer on wool carpet.
  • Does not change the colour of the carpet.
  • No discernable damage to nylon carpet.

Bad points

  • Can cause damage to wool carpet.
  • Makes wool and nylon carpet prone to resoiling.

Bissell Homecare Portable Oxy Deep Cleaner

Price: $7.49Bissell homecar portable oxy deep cleaner

Good points

  • Good cleaning performance on nylon carpet.
  • Okay cleaning performance on wool carpet.
  • Does not change the colour of the carpet.
  • Protects wool carpet from resoiling.
  • No discernable damage to nylon carpet.

Bad points

  • Can cause damage to wool carpet.
  • Makes nylon carpet prone to resoiling.
  • The supplied applicator brush can damage carpet. 

Cavalier Bremworth Carpets Carpet Stain Remover

This spot cleaner was only trialled after 24 hours, as its instructions state it’s only suitable for dry stains.

Price: $6.89Cavalier bremworth carpets stain remover

Good points

  • Good cleaning performance on nylon carpet.
  • Okay cleaning performance on wool carpet.
  • Damage to wool carpet was minimal.
  • Protects wool and nylon carpet from resoiling.
  • No discernable damage to nylon carpet.

Bad points

  • Slightly lightens the colour of the carpet.
 

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